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1 Intellectual property rights indemnity 1.1 The Supplier shall defend the Customer against any third party claim that...
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9th Nov
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The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) defines the author of a work as the person who created it. The author as creator is not always...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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9th Nov
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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9th Nov
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Introduction to infringementA patent owner has to prove two elements before it can secure an infringement finding (and then an injunction, damages,...
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9th Nov
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IP laws are almost always national in nature. However, there are many conventions and treaties under which nations agree to provide minimum levels of...
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9th Nov
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note has been produced in partnership with Guy Pendell, Liz Williams and Kushal Gandhi of CMS.STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under...
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9th Nov
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An intellectual property (IP) owner may choose to license its IP to a third party. This can be an effective route to generating revenue while...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 12th Jan
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This Practice Note describes and explains the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) process and covers:•Application of the UDRP•Purpose...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Taylor of Oxford Information Labs 12th Jan
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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9th Nov
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In order to establish that an unauthorised use or dealing in a product or process amounts to infringement of a patent it is necessary to prove that:•a...
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9th Nov
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This practice note provides an overview of the main types of dispute resolution that are an alternative to litigation. As well as covering the main...
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Produced in partnership with Boyes Turner LLP 12th Jan
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A director who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in:•a proposed transaction or arrangement with the company of which they are a...
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9th Nov
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Unlike many other countries, the UK has no unfair competition law. Brand owners seeking to prevent competitors from marketing ‘copycat’ products or...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners dealing with provisions in the CPR...
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9th Nov

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Protection for performersThis Practice Note summarises the rights known as performers’ rights which subsist in the UK under Part II of the Copyright,...
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6th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Pat Treacy of Bristows and Francion Brooks of Bristows 6th May
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The Red Bus case or Temple Island Collections v New English Teas was decided in the, as it was then, Patents County Court (PCC) in January 2012 and...
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Produced in partnership with Boyes Turner LLP 6th May
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IP law is one of the areas of law that is most extensively harmonised across the EU, with a large amount of the law originating from the EU in the...
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6th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with DLA Piper 6th May
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The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) defines the author of a work as the person who created it. The author as creator is not always...
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6th May
Practice notes
As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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Produced in partnership with JJ Shaw of Lewis Silkin LLP, Alex Kelham of Lewis Silkin LLP and Rob Meredith CTA of PKF Francis Clark 6th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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6th May
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Qualifying for copyright protectionCopyright recognises the intellectual creation of an author when a work is created. The law is set out mainly in...
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6th May
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This Practice Note examines Directive (EU) 2019/790 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 April 2019 on copyright and related rights in...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Byrne of AA Thornton and Lindsey Rigg of AA Thornton 6th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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6th May
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CategorisationCopyright is the exclusive right to do, and authorise others to do, certain acts in relation to copyright works. Copyright works have...
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6th May
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This Practice Note examines and explains the intellectual property rights (IPRs) that may exist in a website and the extent to which these can be...
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6th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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6th May
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When parties collaborate on creative projects or research and development, complex questions arise about the ownership of any resulting IP.Joint...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 6th May
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This Practice Note is intended to be used to track the progress of legislative proposals, relevant judgments, and current consultations related to...
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4th May
Precedents
General IP Notices© Copyright [business name] [year eg 2021]. All rights reserved.[Trade mark]® is a [registered] trade mark of [business...
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23rd Apr
Precedents
Waiver of moral rightsTo: [insert name of party] of [address] ('you', 'your')From: [insert name of party] of [address] ('we', 'us')Date: [date]Dear...
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22nd Apr
Practice notes
IntroductionThis document contains quick links to the Precedents relevant to copyright. These include the main statements of case to start and then...
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20th Apr

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